Schedule

All times are in EDT (UTC -4:00)

9:00 - 9:30 AM

Introduction

9:30 - 10:00 AM

Walterio Mayol-Cuevas

Handheld Robots: Bridging the gap between fully external and wearable robots

10:00 - 10:30 AM

A. Aldo Faisal

Playing the piano with 11 fingers – the neurobehavioural constraints of human robot augmentation

10:30 - 11:00 AM

Masahiko Inami

Virtual Cyborgs: Freedom from Body Limitations

11:00 - 11:30 AM

Lightning Talks Session 1

  • Janis Stolzenwald - Towards Handheld Robots for Remote Collaboration

  • Louis-Philippe Demers - Machine Symbionts: Co-creation with hybrid human-media extended bodies.

  • Pham Huy Nguyen - Design, Modeling, and Evaluation of Soft Poly-Limbs: Toward a New Paradigm of Wearable Robotic Manipulation for Daily Living Tasks

  • Jianwen Luo - Mapping human muscle force to Supernumerary Robotics Device for overhead task assistance

11:30 AM - 12:20 PM 

Panel Discussion​ - Present status and challenges for supernumerary robotic devices

12:20 - 1:30 PM 

Break

1:30 - 2:00 PM

Lightning Talks Session 2

  • Sarah O’Meara - Brains and Brawn: Tapping into Human Neuromuscular Plasticity to Build Integrated Human Supernumerary Robot Systems

  • Vighnesh Vatsal - Biomechanical Motion Planning for a Wearable Robotic Forearm

  • Sajid Nisar - Effects of Grounding Locations on the Performance of Wearable Kinesthetic Haptic Devices and Robotic Exoskeletons

  • Jun Nishida - HandMorph: a Passive Exoskeleton that Miniaturizes Grasp

  • Ryder C. Winck - Quantitative evaluation of foot-controlled supernumerary robotic limbs

2:00 - 2:30 PM

Mohamed Bouri

Supernumerary robotic manipulation for Laparoscopic surgery, envisioned scenarios and results

2:30 - 3:00 PM

Hiroyasu Iwata

 “3rd Arm”: Voluntarily Manipulative SR Device towards Human Augmentation

3:00 - 3:30 PM

Monica Malvezzi and Domenico Prattichizzo

The robotic sixth finger

3:30 - 4:15 PM 

Breakout meetings for Position Paper on SR devices

4:15 - 5:00 PM 

Discussion on Position Paper, Closing Remarks